Dr Vinay Patel is a Senior Lecturer and the Finance Undergraduate Director at the University of Technology Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Vinay’s research and teaching interests include market microstructure, corporate finance and derivatives. In particular, his research focuses on informed and insider trading, price discovery, market efficiency, liquidity, and asset pricing in equity and derivatives markets. His work is published in internationally refereed journals including the Journal of Financial Markets and Journal of Futures Markets. Vinay holds a Ph.D and first class Honours degree with University Medal in Finance, and is a visiting scholar at CASS Business School.